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How the Saskatchewan Tax Changes Affect Your Insurance Premiums

The Saskatchewan government is announcing a one percent increase to the provincial sales tax (PST) along with a number of other tax changes in their 2017-2018 budget. This change will affect your personal income and businesses. The Saskatchewan tax changes affect your insurance premiums as well. Officially effective March 23, 2017, the new Saskatchewan tax…
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How to Lower your Life Insurance Premiums

People are living much longer compared to just a few decades ago, but not necessarily healthier. This has led to a growing increase in health care costs that is creating a strain on our medical system and economy. There is growing evidence that suggest participating in a program like the BC Life Insurance Rewards Program…
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BC Life Insurance Rewards Program

DENT Benefits Consulting Ltd. is excited to announce the inception of a new BC life insurance rewards program, the first of its kind in Canada! To encourage healthy living, life insurance programs are now available on a point based system. Points can be redeemed to earn rewards and lower premiums on an annual basis. Rising…
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Why your Business needs Disability/WBC Claims Management Services

Effective disability/WCB claims management essential if you are looking to reduce or better manage your insurance premiums. When an employee injures themselves on the job, just managing that employee’s workload can be a challenge, let alone managing the entire claim. Especially if you are the owner of a small to medium business, administrating a claim…
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Coordinating Multiple Group Benefit Plans

If you and your spouse both have health coverage from different employers, you can combine the coverage to get 100% of your expenses covered. Coordinating multiple group benefit plans can save much of the out-of-pocket expenses related to health care costs in Canada. This is called coordination of benefits (COB) and is sound financial strategy…
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Employee Benefits Administration – The Cost of Doing it Wrong

Employee benefits administration is the facilitation of all paperwork required to properly set-up your new employees, make changes to existing employees or to remove former staff. Often this step is either overlooked or poorly managed. At DENT, we blame poor administration on your current provider not educating you (or your designated administrator) on the basic…
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Group Dental Insurance in Surrey

In British Columbia, the Medical Services Plan (MSP) only covers your emergency dental work. If you are in a car accident or lose your teeth in a hockey game, you are entitled to coverage for your dental care. However, routine dental work is not covered under the BC MSP. Group Dental Insurance in Surrey and…
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Stop Taxation of Private Health and Dental Benefits!

DENT Benefits is reaching out to make sure all business owners in our network are aware of an important issue facing the group benefits industry. The federal government is considering new laws concerning the taxation of private health and dental benefits. This change will affect every one with a health and dental benefits plan, from…
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New Year’s Resolutions for your Business

Welcome to the year 2017! 2016 was a tough year for many business owners, with a struggling global economy, civil unrest and major political changes. However, we prefer to focus on the positive and moving forward we have compiled a list of New Year’s resolutions for your business. You can add these to your list…
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